Definition of cock bird in English:

cock bird

Pronunciation /ˈkɒk bəːd/

noun

  • 1A male bird; = "cock".

  • 2A male of the domestic chicken; = "cock".

    Recorded earliest in "cock-bird height".

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Surflet (fl. 1600–1616), translator. From cock + bird.